Dropping his spade, he thrust both hands in, and drew out handfuls of something that looked like ripe Windsor soap, or rich mottled old cheese; very unctuous and savory withal.
How splendid! said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more.
Sitting at table with the officers and tearing the fat savory mutton with his hands, down which the grease trickled, Petya was in an ecstatic childish state of love for all men, and consequently of confidence that others loved him in the same way.
Supper was the usual savory cuisine and pleasant conversation.
Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
They were all waiting for Bennigsen, who on the pretext of inspecting the position was finishing his savory dinner.
However, a warm savory steam from the kitchen served to belie the apparently cheerless prospect before us.